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Column: Black Americans mostly left behind by progress since Dr. King’s...

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn., while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century...

Milwaukee Trump rally was a dry run for the DNC

Hundreds of people gathered inside the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Panther Arena this week, while hundreds more joined crowds outside President Donald Trump’s Milwaukee rally....

Should private schools get public funds? The Supreme Court will take...

The Michigan Supreme Court will consider on March 4 and 5 whether the state Legislature can spend public money on private schools.   “That means the...

With an eye on the 2020 election, hundreds brave winter storm...

In winter coats and holding cardboard signs, hundreds came to the Women’s March Saturday in Lansing, despite the rain and snow.  Speakers on the Capitol...

2 former UP priests charged in clergy abuse scandal

Two more priests have been charged in the attorney general's office clergy abuse probe, something Attorney General Dana Nessel said would be coming during...

State appeals unemployment fraud case to Supreme Court

The state of Michigan appealed this week a case to the state Supreme Court from victims of faulty unemployment fraud claims. A Michigan Court of...

Nessel joins suit against Trump admin’s food stamp cuts

Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a lawsuit this week to stop the federal government from eliminating food assistance for almost 700,000 Americans.  The lawsuit, headed...

Trump mocked an ejected protester in Wisconsin. Her story is nothing...

President Donald Trump was just eight minutes or so into his Tuesday evening campaign speech in Milwaukee’s Panther Arena when for a moment the...

Whitmer calls on Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to take action on hateful,...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a letter Wednesday calling on him to enforce the social media network’s community standards and “do...

Report: Whitmer calls Donahue ‘incredibly brave’ for coming forward with story...

The Detroit Free Press reports that a Friday event in Saginaw, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer praised Michigan Advance reporter Allison Donahue for her first-person story...

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